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adults to own marijuana for nonmedical use. john blackstone reports from seattle that supporters wasted no time celebrating. >> three two, one! >> reporter: at the stroke of midnight, there were cheers in seattle as marijuana officially became legal in washington state. an impromptu celebration was held appropriately enough at the space needle a seattle high point. did you ever think you would see this day? >> i certainly did not. i did not. kind of glad it's here now. >> reporter: the air was filled with the scent of victory. for those who campaigned for this night. although that itself is stretching the new law. it is not legal to use marijuana in public just like alcohol. and while it is now legal for those 21 and over to buy marijuana, it is not yet legal to sell it. the state still has to write rules for licensing marijuana retailers. >> this is the beginning -- >> reporter: washington voters passed the law partly because of the efforts of one well traveled resident of the state. >> i'm rick steves. >> reporter: who has hosted his travel television show was t
by the governor. dozens of people got marriage licenses at the courthouse in seattle. the state has a three-day waiting period so the earliest it can start is on sunday. >>> a federal government is taking action against the makers of a portable baby recliner after five infant deaths. this is the new model of the nap nanny called the chill. the consumer product safety commission says the device poses substantial risk of injury and death to babies. the company that makes it, baby matters, went out of business a month ago. >>> the temptation not to cheat on a diet is hard enough. now it seems though diets may enhance your sweet tooth. researchers from northwestern university found sweets taste much better when the person is cheating on a diet. yeah, a little drama helps party. the results show the more guilt that you feel the more pleasure you get from eating the treats. i think that's true actually. >> now watching them eat that i want some sweets. >> there you go. >> right? >> we'll get on that right away. >> okay, thanks. >>> it's 5:20. it's official. cal has a new head football coach. >> p
to a screening in seattle. it's standing room only. >> it's a room about poverty and we've fill add room with 500 people. thank you, guys. >> their passion is projected on screen and the audience is eating it up. >> it's inspiring because it's their story and i love that it's through their eyes and how they experienced poverty. >> reporter: they're now living full tomb on a borrowed bus, promoting their project and asking everyone to lend a hand. >> we're asking you each to make a commitment hour small, to impact the life of somebody else. >> reporter: in their case all it took was a dollar and the value of the lesson is not in what it buys but what it begins. for "cbs this morning," carter evans, seattle. >> a story worth telling. i was going to say, kudos for them for bringing it to us. >> a very valuable lesson they bring to us about how many people share a dollar. >> it's friday. our christmas party is tonight. >> will you be on the dance floor? >> i doubt it. >> we will have evidence on monday. >> that's why i won't do it. as we leave you, let's take a l
an emergency landing in sacramento. an airport spokesman said the alaskan airlines flight out of seattle landed just before 5:00 last night. on the ground, fire trucks and ambulances surrounded the plane. >> crew was being very calm and i was watching their eyes and their movements and i thought, they don't seem too stressed so i'm going to just stay calm until i see them looking stressed. >> none of the 152 vegas-bound passengers on board was hurt but a flight attendant was treated for burning eyes and irritated throat. cause of the smell being investigated. >>> a mysterious invasion along some beaches in california. thousands of squid washed up all of a sudden along a 12-mile stretch of shore on monterey bay. the humboldt squid have stranded themself from aptos to watsonville yesterday during high tide. some people tried to put them back in the water but then the department water creatures swam back to shore. a graduate student observing the bizarre phenomenon says the squid probably don't know where they are. >> they probably don't understand and are trying to get away and don't realize if t
. a seattle hairstylest tweeted the right hander lost his locks in his hometown earlier this month. and the pictures of him with short hair relatively short hair have been flooding around on twitter for days. so far no word from lincecum himself. well, it grows back. >> it does. he looks good. >> doesn't look bad. >> big league pitcher and vallejo native cc sabathia has just been seen bowling with at- risk youth in san francisco. >> last night' event was called cc's christmas caravan. 19 teams bold with the yankees star and his wife at the mission bowling club. sabathia -- is that how you say it? sabathia bowled right-handed because he is rehabbing his valuable left elbow. >> always say vallejo is near and dear to my heart. i have a lot of family here. and i really am deeply rooted in the community so i really care about what's going on. so anytime i get a chance to give back and do whatever i can, i always try to take the opportunity. >> the event was hosted by the pitch foundation a nonprofit founded by sabathia -- i still want to say it like that. it's sabathia. >> that's the wa
in the country. >> we have more pedestrian crashes than cities like chicago, seattle and boston. >> reporter: as chief of surgery at san francisco general hospital, dr. peggy knudson sees pedestrian injuries almost every day. >> you could get hit by a vehicle, you're going to get hurt. if you are an adult, the way that you're struck by cars, you' likely to have pelvic fractures, lower extremity fractures, rib fractures. if you are a child, you're going to get tossed and you're most likely to have a severe head injury. >> reporter: and in san francisco, two pedestrians are hit on average every, single day. with 17 deaths each year costing the public more than $15 million. that's got the attention of mayor ed lee. >> we pick this day and this time and this area here to make this announcement that we have a pedestrian strategy that's going on a serious one. >> reporter: a citywide effort targeting hot spots urging drivers to slow down and pedestrians to pay attention, a challenge when some feel texting is just not that dangerous. >> not if you are with a group of people. >> reporter: dr. kim mu
to recruit banks a year. now coach of the seattle seahawks he came calling once been. >> answered the phone and there was pete carroll asking if i new any linebackers, he was looking for a linebacker. you got the right number. >> reporter: banks got his shot but with no offers after trying out with several nfl teams he decided to sign with the las vegas locomotives a team is in united football league. >> any way to describe the whirlwind you've been on. >> nonstop. nonstop of the pursuit of the dream. >> reporter: a dream deferred. after the locomotives won their first four games financial pressures forced the nfl to cancel the rest of its season. brian banks is not the kind of man to give up hope. >> what have you learned about yourself? >> i'm never going quit. >> reporter: banks says the dream don't inspire him and it inspires everyone around him as well. for cbs "this morning," randy page, los angeles. >> brian banks, it's good to have you here at the table. everybody that meets you walks away and says wow. let's go back to the unpleasant part of the story. you're falsely accused. did y
northwest. it'll be rain in seattle and portland. but the mountains will see very heavy snow. could see a few inches with this storm around denver. but the real significant snows and the worst weather is going to run from omaha right through milwaukee. that's where we could see blizzard conditions and some very significant snows. maybe up to a foot of snow in some areas. chicago has gone without snow now for a record 289 days. that is the last time they had an accumulating snow. it looks like that streak is going to end by thursday night. we could see several inches of snow in chicago and very strong winds. maybe over 50 miles per hour with some blowing snow as well. >> david bernard, thanks. time to show you some of this morning's headlines from around the globe. "the new york times" says a new study has found no clear evidence linking 9/11 debris to cancer. six months ago the federal government added cannes tore the list of diseases covered by the world trade center fund. but the new york city health department found people exposed to debris and dust at ground zero did not have a high
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